Americana Books

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Americana is a series of romance novels written by best-selling American author Janet Dailey. The author before her death wrote romance books which have been translated into nineteen languages and over three hundred million copies of her books had been sold globally. The author provided first look at heroes, heroines, and courtships that take place in America, with American assumptions, sensibilities and above all, settings. She introduced western romance, fantasy books set in the American West.

Order of Americana Series

#ReadTitlePublishedDetails
1Savage Land: Texas1974Description / Buy
2Fire and Ice: California1975Description / Buy
3Darling Jenny: Wyoming1975Description / Buy
4Land of Enchantment: New Mexico1975Description / Buy
5After the Storm: Colorado (Short Story)1975Description / Buy
6Boss Man From Ogallala: Nebraska1975Description / Buy
7Show Me: Missouri1976Description / Buy
8The Homeplace: Iowa1976Description / Buy
9Dangerous Masquerade: Alabama (Short Story)1976Description / Buy
10Night of the Cotillion: Georgia (Short Story)1976Description / Buy
11Valley of the Vapours: Arkansas (Short Story)1976Description / Buy
12A Lyon's Share: Illinois (Short Story)1976Description / Buy
13Big Sky Country: Montana (Short Story)1977Description / Buy
14The Matchmakers: Delaware (Short Story)1977Description / Buy
15Reilly's Woman: Nevada1977Description / Buy
16The Indy Man: Indiana1977Description / Buy
17Six White Horses: Oklahoma (Short Story)1977Description / Buy
18The Widow and the Wastrel: Ohio1977Description / Buy
19Bluegrass King: KY1977Description / Buy
20To Tell the Truth: OR1977Description / Buy
21Sonora Sundown: Arizona1978Description / Buy
22Summer Mahogany: Maine (Short Story)1978Description / Buy
23The Bride of the Delta Queen: Louisiana1978Description / Buy
24Green Mountain Man: Vermont (Short Story)1978Description / Buy
25Beware of the Stranger: NY (Short Story)1978Description / Buy
26Giant of Mesabi: MN (Short Story)1978Description / Buy
27Tidewater Lover: VA1978Description / Buy
28Bed of Grass: Maryland1979Description / Buy
29Kona Winds: Hawaii1979Description / Buy
30That Boston Man: Massachusetts1979Description / Buy
31Strange Bedfellow: RI1979Description / Buy
32Sentimental Journey: TN (Short Story)1979Description / Buy
33For Mike's Sake: Washington1979Description / Buy
34Low Country Liar: SC (Short Story)1979Description / Buy
35A Land Called Deseret: UT (Short Story)1979Description / Buy
36Lord of the High Lonesome: ND1980Description / Buy
37Heart of Stone: New Hampshire (Short Story)1980Description / Buy
38Wild and Wonderful: West Virginia1980Description / Buy
39Enemy in Camp: MI1980Description / Buy
40The Mating Season: KS1980Description / Buy
41Southern Nights: Florida (Short Story)1980Description / Buy
42The Thawing of a Mara: Pennsylvania1980Description / Buy
43Difficult Decision: Connecticut (Short Story)1980Description / Buy
44One of the Boys: New Jersey1981Description / Buy
45A Tradition of Pride: Mississippi1981Description / Buy
46Dakota Dreamin': South Dakota (Short Story)1981Description / Buy
47With a Little Luck: Wisconsin (Short Story)1981Description / Buy
48That Carolina Summer: North Carolina (Short Story)1981Description / Buy
49The Travelling Kind: Idaho1981Description / Buy
50Northern Magic: Alaska1982Description / Buy

Chronological Order of Americana Series

#ReadTitlePublishedDetails
1Dangerous Masquerade: Alabama (Short Story)1976Description / Buy
2Northern Magic: Alaska1982Description / Buy
3Sonora Sundown: Arizona1978Description / Buy
4Valley of the Vapours: Arkansas (Short Story)1976Description / Buy
5Fire and Ice: California1975Description / Buy
6After the Storm: Colorado (Short Story)1975Description / Buy
7Difficult Decision: Connecticut (Short Story)1980Description / Buy
8The Matchmakers: Delaware (Short Story)1977Description / Buy
9Southern Nights: Florida (Short Story)1980Description / Buy
10Night of the Cotillion: Georgia (Short Story)1976Description / Buy
11Kona Winds: Hawaii1979Description / Buy
12The Travelling Kind: Idaho1981Description / Buy
13A Lyon's Share: Illinois (Short Story)1976Description / Buy
14The Indy Man: Indiana1977Description / Buy
15The Homeplace: Iowa1976Description / Buy
16The Mating Season: KS1980Description / Buy
17Bluegrass King: KY1977Description / Buy
18The Bride of the Delta Queen: Louisiana1978Description / Buy
19Summer Mahogany: Maine (Short Story)1978Description / Buy
20Bed of Grass: Maryland1979Description / Buy
21That Boston Man: Massachusetts1979Description / Buy
22Enemy in Camp: MI1980Description / Buy
23Giant of Mesabi: MN (Short Story)1978Description / Buy
24A Tradition of Pride: Mississippi1981Description / Buy
25Show Me: Missouri1976Description / Buy
26Big Sky Country: Montana (Short Story)1977Description / Buy
27Boss Man From Ogallala: Nebraska1975Description / Buy
28Reilly's Woman: Nevada1977Description / Buy
29Heart of Stone: New Hampshire (Short Story)1980Description / Buy
30One of the Boys: New Jersey1981Description / Buy
31Land of Enchantment: New Mexico1975Description / Buy
32Beware of the Stranger: NY (Short Story)1978Description / Buy
33That Carolina Summer: North Carolina (Short Story)1981Description / Buy
34Lord of the High Lonesome: ND1980Description / Buy
35The Widow and the Wastrel: Ohio1977Description / Buy
36Six White Horses: Oklahoma (Short Story)1977Description / Buy
37To Tell the Truth: OR1977Description / Buy
38The Thawing of a Mara: Pennsylvania1980Description / Buy
39Strange Bedfellow: RI1979Description / Buy
40Low Country Liar: SC (Short Story)1979Description / Buy
41Dakota Dreamin': South Dakota (Short Story)1981Description / Buy
42Sentimental Journey: TN (Short Story)1979Description / Buy
43Savage Land: Texas1974Description / Buy
44A Land Called Deseret: UT (Short Story)1979Description / Buy
45Green Mountain Man: Vermont (Short Story)1978Description / Buy
46Tidewater Lover: VA1978Description / Buy
47For Mike's Sake: Washington1979Description / Buy
48Wild and Wonderful: West Virginia1980Description / Buy
49With a Little Luck: Wisconsin (Short Story)1981Description / Buy
50Darling Jenny: Wyoming1975Description / Buy

Order of New Americana Series

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1Sunrise Canyon2016Description / Buy
2Refuge Cove2018Description / Buy
3Letters from Peaceful Lane2019Description / Buy
4Hart's Hollow Farm2019Description / Buy
5Paradise Peak2021Description / Buy
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The love of the west mainly focused on the female who was mostly discriminated in traditional western novels. The Americana series is your passport to a romantic tour of the USA in which each single state is represented.

BEST AMERICANA BOOKS

These are three best books written by Janet Dailey, Dangerous Masquerade, and Northern Magic

Dangerous Masquerade: This is the first novel in Americana series by Janet Dailey. The book introduces the readers to Laurie who is an orphan and raised by her father’s brother, and his charming wife adores their daughter LaRaine, and never paying attention to Laurie but instead constantly abuses her and tells her what a burden she is to her uncle’s family. When Laurie attains 18 years she moves out but LaRaine want to move out too, and thus Laurie aunt guilts her into moving in with her to help her where possible.

It is revealed that unlike the beautiful Laurie, LaRaine is a gold digger whose only ambition is to get herself a rich man to marry her and later become a movie star. Her prayers are finally answered, and successfully gets the opportunity to do both, but to achieve this, she must fly to Alabama to meet her man’s old aunt. But she convinces Laurie to travel to Alabama and get to meet her fiancé aunt, while LaRaine fiancé is in South America on a business trip. But when he returns home, he discovers the truth, and Laurie tries to convince him through explanation, but he doesn’t offer her a chance but instead tells Laurie to continue with her pretense.

The man proves to be a womanizer and abusive as well and mostly grabs Laurie painfully leaving marks in both her arms and wrists. He threatens her both physically and emotionally, but despite all these tortures, Laurie sees a strong man in him, the type of man who can take care of her and also ravish her in bed. Will the two couples who are in constant arguments finally come to terms with each other?

The first novel in Americana series is an interesting read; the characters have been well crafted, the plot is uniquely woven. There is no graphic sex and what the author has instead added to this novel to make it a brilliant read are some light loving. You will love how the characters featured in this book develop and mature as the story progresses.

Northern Magic: The second book in Americana series by Janet Dailey. The book was written in 1982, and it is set in Alaska a time when there were no cell phones, no mention of GPS, or even Global Warming. Shannon Hayes receives a one-way flight ticket from her fiancé. No phone call, no letter just the plane ticket. She packs her belongings and informs her parents that the wedding is that weekend and takes off to the Last Frontier.

However, upon her arrival, she does not find her fiancé, there is no phone number she can use to call him, and no one has seen or even heard him in two weeks, and Shannon Hayes is stuck with in a friendly hotel with nowhere to go. She has an unlimited resource, and she offers to pay for a search party to fly around and search for him. It is later discovered that he crashed in the wilderness and during this search party; Shannon meets Cody Steele who at an instant captures her heart. However Cody is rogue, and he pursues her without hesitation telling her he always gets what he wants. Who will end up marrying Shannon Hayes? Is it Rick her missing fiancé or the arrogant Cody?

OTHER BOOK SERIES YOU MAY LIKE

If you like Americana book series by Janet Dailey; you will also love these two other novel series. “The Carsons of Mustang Creek” Series written by Linda Lael Miller, a series that features three distinct young men who personify the West and gives a true definition of a rancher. The “Morgan Ranch” series written by Kate Pearce is also an ideal novel series for you.

What Is The Next Book in The Americana Series?

There doesn't seem to be an upcoming book in The Americana Series. The newest book is Northern Magic: Alaska and was released on January, 1st 1982.

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